A Jacobite engraved opaque-twist ratafia glass, circa 1765
Lot 43
A Jacobite engraved opaque-twist ratafia glass, circa 1765
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Jacobite engraved opaque-twist ratafia glass, circa 1765
The very narrow funnel bowl engraved with a six-petalled rose on a thorny stem with a closed bud and a half-open bud, the reverse with a butterfly, on a double series opaque twist stem with two pairs of spiral threads outside of a gauze, 18.6cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    J W G Thomas Collection, sold at Sotheby's 11 May 1961, lot 89
    Walter F Smith Collection, sold at Sotheby's 4 December 1967, lot 224
    Sotheby's 6 March 1987, lot 102, bought by Maureen Thompson

    Literature: Illustrated by Thorpe, History of English and Irish Glass, fig.20b
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